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Robert Downey Jr Introduction
Robert Downey jr is an American actor/producer. His character portrayal of the rich philanthropist Tony Stark wearing the “Red and Gold” suit has won the hearts of millions across the globe and has become a cult classic. His career has been nothing less than that of a rollercoaster that is plagued with turmoil and abuse.
He in the face of adversity has written one of the greatest comeback stories of all time through his sheer hard work and perseverance. He not only wears a suit of gold but has a heart of gold as well.
Robert Downey Jr Net Worth & Salary
The net worth of Robert Downey Jr is $300 million.
There was a time in his career when he was paid only $500,000 for his role in Iron Man, but later he became one of the most affluent actors in the world and pocketed $1 million for every minute of his role in “SpiderMan Far Frome Home”.
He owns a staggering $50 million worth of real estate. He also brought $13 million worth of real estate which is spread across 7acres in Malibu.
Robert Downey Jr Age, Early Life & Biography
Robert Downey Jr’s age is 57. He was born in Manhattan, New York. It seemed like he did not choose acting but acting chose him because he was born into a family of actors and was involved in acting from the tender age of 5 in the film ” Pound”.
His father Robert Downey Sr was an actor as well not only that he was a writer and producer too. His mother Elisa Dowrey was also an actor as well who acted with his father.
Robert Downey Jr had an older sister named Alisson. Along with the fame and glory with which he was blessed he was also cursed by a dark past .His father allowed him to consume marijuana at the age of just six. From then he was shoved into the shady realm of substance abuse.
He had a harsh and cold childhood as his family divorced and moved to California with his father. He then attended Santa Monica high school.
|Name:||Robert Downey Jr|
|Birth Date:||April 4, 1965|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, New York|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sarrah Jessica Parker|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Indigo Falconer Downey, Avri Roel Downey, Exton Elias Downey.|
|Yearly Income:||$30 million|
|Net Worth in 2022||$300 million|
|Content Last Updated:||23rd October, 2022|
Robert Downey Jr Personal Life
His father Robert Downey Sr was an actor as well not only that he was a writer and producer too. His mother Elisa Downey was also an actor as well who acted with his father. Robert Downey Jr had an older sister named Alisson.
Along with the fame he had a dark past as well because his father allowed him to take marijuana at the age of just six. In his career he has landed on the wrong side of the bars numerous times due to his actions because of that he was often not cased many times. His first love was Sarrah Jessica Parker whom he dated for 9 years after which they separated owing to his drug addiction.
Then he married Deborah Falcone, with whom he had his first child Indio Falconer. His addiction caused her to break up with him too and Robert was left alone in the most difficult stages of his life.
None of his relationships survived because of his addiction and repeated trips to rehab. Then entered his life Susan Downey who helped him get over his addiction and did not leave him despite all the difficulties. He met and proposed to her in 2005 and they have been happily together since along with their 3 kids. He considers her to be the pillar of his life.
Robert Downey Jr Career
His career kick-started at just the age of just 5 years when I made his acting debut in his father’s film “Pound” which introduced him to the world of acting. He acted in many teen films along with Brat Pack. Some of his films are “Weird Science” and “Less Than Zero “. He has owed every character that he has played.
From playing the world-renowned comedian “Chaplin” to “Sherlock Holmes”. He is one of the best method actors in the world and he used his methods of acting for playing the role of “Charlie Chaplin” for which he was critically acclaimed and was nominated for the academy award. Though his acting was recognized his films were not performing up to the mark.
At one point in his career, he was detained for substance abuse where he earned only 0.10 pennies per hour working in the kitchen but after acting in the film “Avengers Endgame” he started to earn $1 million for one minute of his role.
He spent many years of his life in the “Cocoran Substance abuse Treatment facility” which were some of the darkest years of his life. After returning from rehab it was difficult for him to land any role and he practically became uncastable because no one wanted to insure him. Finally, Mel Gipson came into his life and paid for his insurance bond, and then cast him for a film named “The Singing Detective”.
He acted in many films but none of them performed well. His actions landed him in a film named “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” this film flopped too but he impressed the director of Iron man, and he was cast in that role later and the rest is history. He joined the “Marvel Cinematic Universe” and acted the part of IronMan in Avengers.
Avengers went on to become the most successful cinematic franchise of all time and Robert dowrey jr was the highest-paid actor in the franchise. He later played his part in “Sherlock Holmes” for which he was widely praised by the critics.
Robert Downey Jr Awards & Achievements
Robert Downey junior is a seasoned actor and his acting feats have landed him a large number of awards and an even larger number of nominations. He has won the British academy award, and the best actor Glide award once. He has also won the prestigious “Golden Globe” award twice and was nominated 4 times.
In his life, he has won 23 different awards and was nominated for a jaw-dropping 87 times. His acting has not only landed him a place on the podium but also in the hearts of his fans forever. His trophy cabinet is a dream of many actors.
Robert Downey Jr Major Investments and Assets
He is also the co-founder of Team Downey along with his wife who produces films using television rights.
He is not only a hero in the reel but in real life. Robert also launched FootPrint Coalition, a media, investment, and nonprofit organization focused on accelerating technologies and projects to mitigate climate change to make the world a better place.
Besides that, he is also a venture capitalist and invests in many start-ups, and young entrepreneurs.
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Robert Downey jr has one of the most extraordinary tales written in the history of Hollywood this video shows some of the highlights of his roller-coaster career.